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Author Gilman, Sander L.

Title Seeing the insane / by Sander L. Gilman
Published New York : J. Wiley : Brunner/Mazel Publishers, [1982]


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 W'PONDS  704.082409 Gil  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Series A Wiley interscience publication
Wiley-Interscience publication.
Contents Introduction -- Preface: toward a theory of psychiatric illustration -- Icons of madness -- The appearance of madness -- The staff of madness -- The position of madness -- The treatment of madness -- The confinement of madness -- Images of madness -- The idea of bedlam -- The physiognomy of madness -- The medical illustration of madness -- The biography of madness -- The phrenology of madness -- The aesthetics of madness -- The reform of madness -- The population of the reformed asylum -- The individual in the reformed asylum -- Photography and madness -- The origins of pyschiatric photography -- Darwin's influence on seeing the insane -- The ongoing artistic tradition -- Seeing the insane at the Salpetriere -- Art and medicine in the nineteenth century -- Van Gogh sees the insane -- Epiogue: Seeing with "the third eye."
Analysis European visual arts 1200-1900 Special subjects Insanity
European visual arts, 1200-1900. Special subjects: Insanity - Critical studies
Notes "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Includes indexes
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 235-236
Subject Art and mental illness.
Mentally ill in art.
Medicine and art -- History
Medicine in the Arts -- history.
Medicine in the Arts.
Mental Disorders -- history.
Mental illness -- History
LC no. 81010193
ISBN 0471867225
0876302339 (Brunner/Mazel)